Astra White Balloon Flower

Platycodon grandiflorus 'Astra White'

SKU
06263
A dwarf form perfect for containers or rock gardens. Unique puffy balloon-shaped flower buds open to reveal beautiful white star-shaped blooms. Adored by butterflies, the blooms make superb cut flowers. Herbaceous perennial. Drought tolerant when established.
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Water regularly, when top 3 in. of soil is dry.

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Average Size at MaturitySlow grower to 8 to 10 in. tall, 12 to 16 in. wide.
Bloom TimeWhite flowers in summer.
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorGray-green
Garden StyleCottage, Rustic
Growth RateSlow
Landscape UseRock Garden, Cutting Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Soil NeedsFlower & Rose Food
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Dwarf Plant, Extreme Cold Hardiness
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly, when top 3 in. of soil is dry.

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. For a neat appearance, remove old foliage before new leaves emerge. Divide clumps every 2 to 3 years in early spring.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-8

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